Arena Tuesday 12 August 2014

coming up on Tuesday's show....artists respond to the permanent collection Limerick City Gallery of Art, the 20th anniversary of James Cameron's "Titanic", the Haughey/Gregory years inspire a new play by Colin Murphy and how the written world shaped civilisation with author Martin Puchner

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My Fellow Sponges

The six-piece Galway-based band is led by Anna Malarkey and Donal McConnan and they join Séan in studio.

Film Maudit at the IFI

Film Maudit or cursed film is a term used to describe films that have been unfairly maligned or overlooked on their release. Now the Irish Film Institute is running a season to showcase the films they believe deserve a reappraisal. IFI Cinema Programmer Kevin Coyne joins Séan in studio.

Alison Moore

Alison Moore was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2012 with her first novel The Lighthouse. Her second novel, He Wants, is the story of a retired teacher whose life is shaken up by the reappearance of an old school friend. Alison joins Séan to talk about the book.

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